TitleLancashire Archives
Description1. Management
2. Annual Reports
3. Correspondence Files
4. Accommodation
5. Deposits
6. Newscutting
7. Exhibitions
8. Education
9. Finding Aids
10. Publications
11. Publicity Material
12. Project Files
13. Searchroom Service
14. Oral History Recordings
15. Photographic Material
16. Friends of Lancashire Archives
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1946 strong room.jpg

1953 conservation.jpg

HLF bid.jpg

1960s search room.jpg

Bow Lane artist's impression.jpg

Bow Lane conservation.jpg

Bow Lane exhibition space.jpg

Bow Lane lecture room.jpg

Bow Lane search room.jpg

Decenary exhibition.jpg

LRO Rules.jpg

New stacks under construction.jpg

Sessions House layout.jpg

Sharpe France CV.jpg

State of the Record Office.jpg

1946 search room.jpg

Image DescriptionDocuments and images which show the history of Lancashire Archives, including the application of Reginald Sharpe France to be the first County Archivist, the searchroom rules which were compiled in 1949, a report on the state of the Record Office dating from 1970 and images of the various record office buildings located in County Hall, Sessions House and on Bow Lane.
Related materialDDX 3 ACC7185 includes various papers relating to Reginald Sharpe France, including exercise books and a register of marks from Blackpool Secondary School; National Registration Identity Card; personal correspondence including congratulations on his retirement, honourary degrees and MBE; parchment from staff offering congratulations on his retirement, including a full list of staff and their years of service at the Record Office.
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